Version:  1.0.  Issue  date:  05/17/18.

COOKIE  POLICY

We  use  cookies  on  our  sites  (www.besimplyrooted.com and  the  subdomains  associated  with  www.besimplyrooted.com)  (“our  site”)  for  a  number  of  purposes.  They  help  us  to  provide  you  with  a  good  experience  when  you  browse  our  website,  and  also  allow  us  to  improve  our  site.  By  continuing  to  browse  the  site,  you  are  agreeing  to  our  use  of  cookies.

A  cookie  is  a  small  file  of  letters  and  numbers  that  we  store  on  your  browser  or  the  hard  drive  of  your  computer  if  you  agree.  Cookies  contain  information  that  is  transferred  to  your  computer’s  hard  drive.

We  use  the  following  cookies:

Strictly  necessary  cookies.  These  are  cookies  that  are  required  for  the  operation  of  our  website.  They  include,  for  example,  cookies  that enable  you  to  log  into  secure  areas  of  our  website,  use  a  shopping  cart  or  make  use  of  the  e-billing  services.

Analytical/performance  cookies.  They  allow  us  to  recognize  and  count  the  number  of  visitors  and  to  see  how  visitors  move  around  our  website  when they  are  using  it.  This  helps  us  to  improve  the  way  our  website  works,  for  example,  by  ensuring  that  users  find  what  they  are  looking  for  easily.

Functionality  cookies.  These  are  used  to  recognize  you  when  you  return  to  our  website.  This  enables  us  to  personalize  our  content  for  you,  greet  you  by  name  and  remember  your  preferences  (for  example,  your  choice  of  language  or  region).

Targeting  cookies.  These  cookies  record  your  visit  to  our  website,  the  pages  you  have  visited  and  the  links  you  have  followed.  We  will  use  this  information  to  make  our  website  and  the  advertising  displayed  on  it  more  relevant  to  your  interests.  We  may  also  share  this  information  with  third  parties  for  this  purpose.

You  can  find  more  information  about  the  individual  cookies  we  use  and  the  purposes  for  which  we  use  them  below.

First-party  (IT  Governance  Ltd)  cookies

This  website  will  set  some  cookies  that  are  essential  for  the  website  to  operate  correctly.  These  cookies,  none  of  which  capture  personally  identifiable  information,  are  as  follows:

Visitor  ID–this  cookie  is  a  numeric  value  that  identifies  unique  visitors  and  provides  coherence  and  consistency  to  a  site  visit;

Page  Number–this  cookie  identifies  the  page  you  are  on;

Session  ID–this  cookie  identifies  your  website  session;

Test–this  cookie  checks  whether  or  not  your  browser  supports  cookies;

Order–this  cookie  ensures  that  your  shopping  basket  works  correctly.

Third-party  cookies

Our  websites  will  set  several  types  of  third-party  cookie,  and  we  do  not  control  the  operation  of  any  of  them.  The  third-party  cookies  which  may  be  set  include:

Google  Analytics–we  use  Google  Analytics  to  collect  data  about  website  usage.  This  data  does  not  include  personally  identifiable  information.  You  can  view  the  Google  Privacy  Policy  here:  http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Facebook  Pixels  –we  use  Facebook  Pixels  to  retarget  website  users  for  Facebook  ads.  This  means  that  if  you  browse  our  website,  you’re  more  likely  to  see  our  Facebook  ads. You  can  view  the  Privacy  Policy  here: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php 

Leadpages  –we  use  Leadpages  to  collect  names  and  email  addresses  when  offering  upgraded  content  in  blog  posts.  This  gives  us  the  opportunity  to  continue  to  send  out  content  to  those  people  who  signed  up.  This  is  always  a  double  opt-in  option.  You  can  find  Leadpages  Privacy  Policy  here:  https://www.leadpages.net/privacy

You  can  block  cookies  by  activating  the  setting  on  your  browser  that  allows  you  to  refuse  the  setting  of  all  or  some  cookies.  However,  if  you  use  your  browser  settings  to  block  all  cookies  (including  essential  cookies)  you  may  not  be  able  to  access  all  or  parts  of  our  site.